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the drugs down to ecu. he's going to get paid for processing the prisoner down energy booking. he's going get paid for sitting back at his desk and writing the paper work for a couple of hours. he'll do that 40, 50, 60 times a month so his base pay might end up being half of what he's paid as a police officer. >> filmmaker eugene jarecki examines the high cost on the war of drugs. and his new documentary "the house i live in" won a prize at this year's sundance film festival. >> he argues the effort to control drug use in america has ruined millions of lives over the past 40 years. eugene joins me now at the table. 40 years is a long time we've been fighting the war on drugs. your documentary was very powerful. the efforts to fight the drug war is as damaging as the people that use the drugs themselves. >> over 40 years we have spent a trillion dollars. we have had 45 million drug arrests. we've become the world's largest jailer with 2.3 million people in jail. what do we have to show for it? drugs are cheaper, more available today. so the trail of disaster before us is indefensible and
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